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defense system. u.s. lawmakers are closely following the developments. >>> the united states of america has got to push as hard as we can to resolve this israeli/palestinian issue. so many events are making that process go forward. >> senator mccain goes on to believe he thinks the u.s. should send a high-ranking official. >> this is the first visit ever. coming up at 7:15, the other history-making stop on the president's stop. >> three people have been arrested now in connection with the death of a homeless man in santa cruz. police say the body of the 51- year-old victim was found late saturday night. he was pronounced dead at the camp site south of depot park. shortly after police say they found the suspects, jeremiah long, michael hudson and shaland gonzalez. they were booked for murder. the oakland tribune says the police union filed a harsh critique in court. the union also claims internal affairs investigators resulted in injust -- resulted in unjust charges. a judge will hear arguments about whether to appoint a federal receiver. >>> volunteers are preparing to serve holiday mea
clinton says the u.s. strongly condemns the bombing and is ready to provide any assistance that israel requires. there were high hopes for a truce when she arrived in israel less than 24 hours ago but the bombing and israel's response launching new attacks in gaza is a dramatic setback. she's still pushing for a longer term solution. >> the goal must be security and advances the security of palestinians and israelis. >> there are reports that the tentative outline of a truce calls for a 72-hour cease-fire to give more time for some sort of diplomatic breakthrough. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. new this morning, general john allen is back at his job as a top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan. allen returned to kabul after the announcement between the general and the general petraeus scandal. allen was supposed to testify before the senate committee on his nomination to become the commander of u.s./european command and the top nato general but that nomination is on hold. his return to afghanistan comes the day as the same day the
, this week, the u.s. supreme court could decide whether the deal with the -- whether to deal with the issue of same-sex marriage. the court is due to hold a closed-door conference on friday. coming up for you at 7:15, the one decision the court could make that would make same-sex marriage legal here in california before christmas time. >>> all right. want to check in with tara filling in for sal. tara, it was crystal clear for most of my drive in from danville through walnut creek. but i know there's a lot of other heavy fog. >> that's right. and those advisories are in effect for the bridges. some other parts will be lifted at 9:00 this morning. the dumbarton bridge is the only bridge not under advisory but it is still foggy on the west side of the span. so be careful. this is 101 in san jose. tail lights are headed to the airport. if we head up to emeryville at the macarthur maze, you can see the fog we've been talking about. we can't see anything and the bay bridge toll plaza is much the same way. that's where lorraine blanco has been out all moneying warning about the fog advisory. and
will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the -- the top u.s. commanders there have had several options on what will happen after 2013. the u.s. has 16 -- has about 68,000 troops. president obama has pledged most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> 7:16. today, president obama meets with officials about the fiscal cliff. jamie dupree has more via skype. what's the president's plan now to avoid the situation? >> reporter: we don't have a detailed plan yet out of the white house and what he wants to do. he's meeting today with labor and business leaders in separate meetings trying to engage what might be acceptable to both sides. we saw some of the markers laid out by some democrats and republicans and we hear a lot more about that especially with lawmakers and congress returning to work later in both the house and senate. i wouldn't look more than some basic talks. you have a trip to asia that starts at the end of the week with the president. lawmakers will only be a few days this week and then this will be after thanksgiving. they are like the rest of us, why do now until you can --
been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clinton, now on her way to jerusalem to help try to work out a cease-fire. alison? >> reporter: dave, this is new this morning. egypt's president, who has been taking the lead in the negotiations, now says he believes a cease-fire is imminent. secretary of state, hillary clinton, will be meeting with israel's prime minister in about five hours in jerusalem. then she heads to the west bank to meet with palestinian leaders and finally to chiro rowe to consult with -- cairo to consult with egyptian officials. the death t
director david petraeus and now the top u.s. ambassador in afghanistan. >> this is jill kelley. and i have a guy who in my backyard who is not leaving. >> okay. >> i'm an honorary council general. >> that was the 911 call. she had exchanged thousands of inappropriate e-mails with general allen. it turns out council is an honorary council general in south korea but that's not an official report and we're hearing that david petraeus has agreed to testify about the libya terror attack before the house and senate commit tees. that's according to a fox news report. that appearance was canceled when petraeus suddenly resigned. coming up at 7:15, how the scandal started with petraeus stepping down just keeps expanding. >>> back here at home, a rare sight you don't see every day, gasoline for less than 40 cents a gallon. alex live in palo alto. short a -- forea -- for a short time last night. they were selling newell at 1970s prices. this morning, it's back to reality the problem has been fixed. now 3.65 a gallon. that's what folks are shelling out here. it's a different story last night. here is
to take you there live, and we'll check back later on. >>> it is 7:16. u.s. soldiers in afghanistan celebrated the thanksgiving holiday with a traditional turkey meal, and a game of rugby. about 60,000 u.s. troops are in afghanistan. spending thanksgiving away from their families, for many, this will be the last thanksgiving they're deployed in that country. >> this is the first thanksgiving game we've done, so we're excited about t we have a lot of participation from folks that normally don't play. so -- >> notice he's wearing a jets jersey they were doe natured by the jets -- donated by the jets. almost all troops are scheduled to withdraw by the end of 2014 when afghan forces will take over security. >>> woman from sacramento county is giving back in a big way. helping americans soldiers over seas. >> lot of toothbrushes, toothpaste. >> (has a son, serving now in afghanistan. he told her that the troops need things like baby wipes, and socks. she decided to collect the items for christmas care package, andd responses has been overwhelming. >> of the while many worry about eating
with what happened in libya. >>> another insider attack in afghanistan and another member of the u.s.-led coalition there has been killed. authorities say the gunman was wearing an army -- an afghan army uniform. the six coalition members who have been killed so far, in about 45 of those insider attacks. >>> new this morning in syria, a fighter jet bombed a part of syria today near the turkish border. the force of it shattered windows. this comes as there's word that there's a new opposition leader being formed, under pressure from the international community. >> it appears congress may be ready to tackle immigration reform. charms shumer/schumer of new york says he and lindsey graham of south carolina are going to restart talks shelfed two years ago. charles schumer says being antiimmigrant does not work for him politically. >>> and in san francisco, the race for the district supervisor seat remains too close to call. through six rounds of voting, norman yee has 11,945. labor deed leader -- leader crowley has 11,924. that's a difference of just 21 votes. election workers say there a
in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish counting the mail in ballots. it covers mersed and san francisco state university. >>> this could be censored over free speech and controversy. there is is a council resolution charging this person of unethical conduct. she asked an engineer to stop a man from blogging about her on the hercules patch work site. they later apologized for the perception is of stifling free speech. >>> this could end up costing students big money in the future. they are voting on a graduation fee for super seniors. they have higher fees if they take too long to graduate. it effects 9,000 students t needs it make room for new under graduat
just arrived on scene and has the latest. lorain? >> reporter: claudine, the u.s. coastguard located that surfer just around 8:30 out here at ocean beach, just north of sea rocco oh seal rock, i should say. he was missing for about 30 minutes, last seen heading toward that rock. the first call came in at 8:06 a.m. in the area of kelly's cove. wet and windy creations created big waves. according to scanner traffic, the surfer wasn't too familiar with the water out here. we're still waiting on the condition of that surfer, but they did rescue the surfer on some rocks out there just north of seal rock. as soon as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. reporting live, lorainne blanco, ktvu channel 2news. >>> well, all this rain has some people living in daly city really worried about the possibility of another mudslide, following a water main break earlier this week in that neighborhood. several homes were evacuated tuesday when a pipe feeding the reservoir burst, sending 98,000 gallons of water down the hill. crews are stabilized the hillside and they do not expect any addition
hearing for joseph denver. he is slated to take over at commander of u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan. he would replace general john allen. allen was supposed to be pro momentsed to supreme allied commander in europe, but that's on hold right now. after questionable e-mails between allen and a woman in florida were discovered, it was part after investigation that led to the resignation of david petraeus, as ahead of the cia, because of an affair. >>> it is 7:09. breaking news, sal will tell us about it. >> reporter: i have two breakers. one is a house fire in san francisco. news chopper 2 is over this house fire, near the 101/260 interchange in san francisco. and just knowing a little bit about the area, this is an area where there have been plenty of house fires in the last year or two. it's kind of peculiar. firefighters say once portable heaters come in winter, these things happen more often. botwel street is closeed. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, westbound 25 to 30 minutes delay before you make it on to the bridge, unless you are using the car pool lanes. pleasant hill, t
for black friday madness. >>> time now 7:24. u.s. soldiers half a world away in afghanistan still celebrated thanksgiving. they had a traditional roast turkey feast. they had ham and rib eye steaks, mashed potatoes, corn and greens i'm getting hungry all over again and topped off the meals with festive cakes and pies. the u.s. and coalition forces are getting ready to pull their troops out of afghanistan by 2014. >>> you're probably getting ready for christmas now that thanksgiving is over. you may want to pop into the fairmont san francisco hotel tomorrow and get a look at the life sized gungier are bread houses there. 22 feet tall, this one has thousands of home baked, it will be unveiled at 11:00 a.m. visitors will be greeted with complimentary refreshments and holiday music. >>> we are following major traffic news for you this friday and tara moriarty watching that for us. what's going on. >> we have a sig alert on the peninsula, in palo alto and it got worse. we have three lanes blocked. this is a solo vehicle crash. they say that these lanes will be closed for up to six hours. a chp pa
. there is no maximum age limit. applicants must be a u.s. citizen. you need a valid driver's license and can not have any felony convictions. >>> the city of antioch is trying to entice officer ises to transfer from other agencies. they will consider amending their contract with the public system to come up with the formula that could have officers retouring earlier. right now the city has 14 vacant police officer positions to fill. >>> a controversy at a public school. certain things are offensive and should be beened. >> this black smoke could be seen from shore. this was a 80-foot yacht. >> waking up with cloud and fog -- clouds and fog this morning. we will have what you can expect for sunday, coming up. to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business
the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. >>> here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted for that entire state. >>> and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. >>> 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a
the northeastern u.s. on the he'lls of hurricane sandy. that storm dropped a lot of snow in some areas. it's now lowly -- shely often -- it's now slowly moving out of the area. look at this. staten island. a nor'easter knocked out more power lines there. it also stopped commuter trains. this is a woman in new jersey, she was hoping to save more of her property destroyed. instead, she's picking out donated clothing. >> it sucks, for lack of a better way to say it -- better word. >>> there's good news, temperatures are slowly starting to rise. that snow, starting to melt this morning. >>> also, the winter storm has really messed up a lot of flights as well. airlines canceled at least 1300 flights, to and from the new york metropolitan area. sfo expected some flights from newark, j.f.k. and philadelphia to be canceled again today. if you plan to fly just call ahead first. yesterday, 31 flights were canceled, including flights to philadelphia, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the pr
. >>> 7:09. now continuing our coverage of super storm sandy the death toll claimed to 98 in the u.s. this morning. 4.5million homes own businesses are still without power. and that is also deepening the ongoing gas crisis. the outages have forced many gas stations to close while also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. and if drivers can find an open gas station, the wait can be two hours long. new jersey is trying to make sure sandy does not ruin next tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of the 3,000 polling places don't have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot locations has been extepidded to the -- extended to the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help. dozens left travis airport base. they are bringing much needed supplies and generators. more than three -- >>> just 7:11. and almost missing out on millions of dollars. how the california lottery tracked down a jackpot winner as time was running out. >>> the price of inactivity. how
for her explanation on the talk shows about what happened on the attacks in libya on that u.s. facility in benghazi where four republicans were killed. a lot of republicans said she was basically relating a story that was not true about how this attack was fostered and caused by that anti-muslim video that's proven not to be so. but after briefings by intelligence officials. it seems like things are softening, after senators think maybe she was given that explanation by u.s. intelligence and it was not her own volition. we'll have to see what comes out of these mootings. it looks like it is -- meetings. it looks like -- >> and that's kind of a smart move by the white house to avoid the embarrassment of a long fight. but is this normal? is this a normal protocol to portray a potential candidate out before they are nominated? >> reporter: no, it's not. that's why this is different. my rule of thumb, there's always one cabinet member who gets picked by a president who gets run through the gaunt let's on a tough -- gauntlet. they may use rice' nomination hearing to explore the libya situati
legalized. this coming friday, the u.s. court will decide whether to review the challenge to prop 8. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their playoff money to charity. they have decided to give away one share worth more than $34,000. their donation will be split between several charities, including big brothers and big sisters and the united way of the bay area. >> how about that? >> 7:18. grab an umbrella, we're getting some wild weather. our storm coverage continues. the first of a series of storms bearing down on the bay area. meteorologi
with the u.s. honor flag. the flag honors american heroes who lost their lives but it also symbol eyes a period of healing. >>> nancy addresses the fiscal cliff and hopes both parties can strike a political agreement. she says any deal must include a tax rate for the wealthy. they closed some loop wholes which is what some republicans are considering. >>> fresh off the presidential election, the race may have already begun and marco rubio so far he attended something for that and blames his colleagues for the fiscal cliff. >> at the same time controlling goes under, that was not an accident, congress chose that. >> some say rubio can attract the minority vote and they are pushing for reforms. >>> they are trying to replace the seat once held by congresswoman gabrielle giffords. congresswoman gabrielle giffords' former aid ron barber will run for a complete -- will -- ron barber will return for a complete run for the race and postedthis message on facebook. this is great news and we are so excited our friend is representing us in congress. >>> machine in in florida. democratic challenge
owners but it could also result in sanctions from the u.s. government. >>> when a man stopped to videotape his son, he caught a amtrak train slam into a utility truck. the man rushed over to the scene and he thought that the two men inside the truck would be dead but instead they survived with hardly a scratch. >> he got out of the truck and i said are you all right. he said i'm fine. i said dude, you're the luckiest man alive right now. >> wow! that train was blaring the horn, the truck driver told the police that he did not notice the train coming. >>> mark mcgire will become a division rival to the world champion san francisco giants. he reportedly accepted and offer for the los angeles dodgers. he wants to work closer to his family that lives in orange county. >>> raider fans should be smileing this morning. the raiders have sold enough tickets to allow the fans to watch the game at home. it gave the raiders an extra day to sell more tickets to avoid the local blackout. you can watch the game right here at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow followed by the point after. >>> a mountain lion
died. he was taken off life support after three of his sons flew to the u.s. from puerto rico to see their father one more time. he was ruled brain dead after being shot in the head while sitting in a car on tuesday. a friend also died in the shooting. police are following several leads, but have so far made no arrests. >>> family, friends and fans are remembering legendary tv actor larry hagman this morning, best known for his role as jr ewing in the long-running tv show "dallas." he also starred in the hit tv classic "i dream of jeannie." he died in a dallas hospital yesterday from a recent battle from complications from cancer. he was 81 years old. >>> alameda sheriff's office is mourning the loss of one of their honey this morning. one of their deputies was killed and shoot critically injured in a shootout yesterday in baldwin county. they were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at them. 47-year-old deputy scott ward died on the scene. the suspect was also shot and killed. >>> one of the fbi's 10 most wanted fugitives is now in custody. 37-year
with the uncertainty about the outcome of the u.s. election along with greece. the dow is currently down 9. the nasdaq is up 7. s&p is flat. >>> apple paid $713 million in tax on the nearly $37 billion it made overseas. that is less than 2%. if it brought that money home, apple could pay as much as $35% income tax on those earnings but leaving the money overseas is completely legal and many other multinational companies do exactly the same thing. >>> e-commerce is about to go up against a california law that limits how much information retailers can get from consumers who use a credit card. itunes, ebay and other retailers say they need to get information to avoid fraud and identity theft. but privacy advocates say e- tailers are violating a 20-year old law. >>> less than 24 hours until election day. president obama will watch the returns come in tomorrow in chicago. mitt romney will be in boston. that's where our reporter is live to send us the message on this. >> reporter: hi, dave. the last day and long day who will be campaigning. he told his about 3200 supporters, they have to get people to get o
it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. >>> u.s. stocks getting slammed this morning in the wake of]'s re-- in the wake of barack obama's re-election. also, there's new concern, new comments about the european bank's president underscoring the weakness in the european government. >>> mitt romney took the stage in boston just before 1:00 a.m. eastern time to concede the race. he did not speak long and gave a speech very different from the one he hoped to give. here's more on how romney ended his campaign. emily? >> reporter: good morning to you. for the first time in foyer seeable memory, we have mitt romney not -- in foreseeable memory, we have mitt romney not in the public today. he had planned to give an acceptance speech. instead, it was the concession speech less than five minutes long in which he said he congratulated president obama on his win. in the early hours after a long election day, mitt romney said he had called the -- called president obama and the race was over. i so wish i had been able to fulfill your wishes and put the d
foundation to support the u.s. military. there is an additional 41-week long program to train and place vets in top leadership positions in safeway. >>> well, a sacramento man set to lose his job next year is also celebrating a big change in his luck. michael rule matched five numbers in the october 30th mega millions drawing and he just claimed that prize last week. there he is, smiling with the big check. that check is worth more than $250,000. now, rule works at the campbell's soup plant in sacramento, which is scheduled to close next year. he says he'll use the money to pay off his bills and he will invest the rest. >>> well, a prank at a sorority house at davis goes horribly wrong. >> pretty upsetting to me. i don't know why someone would do that. >> how it involves hundreds of goldfish and why the police are now involved. >> mostly sunny, cool weather in the forecast for your weekend. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your area. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers.
a tutor. >>> also in the mix are online classes. >>> new this morning, u.s. lawmakers are said to be working on some new sanctions aimed a -- aimed at blocking iran. this is the latest development in the stand off over iran's nuclear program. the new sanctions would target, agricultural, industrial and consumer goods imported by iran. that could cripple the basic functioning of iran's -- of iran's economy. >>> deadly conflicts are still going on in syria. that has a lot of people fleeing syria. the united states says 11,000 syrians have left for other countries in the past 24 hours alone. they are fleeing to turkey, lebanon and jordan. the u.n. the number of people needing help could hit 400 million by the independent of the year -- by the end of the year. >>> secretary of state, hillary clinton, talked about chris stevens last night in washington. >> chris stevens was an inspiration to all who served with him and knew him during his life. >> chris stevens was post hume mewously awarded -- post hume muously -- post homoucsly awarded -- posthomously awarded and there is his sis
to get to a majority in the u.s. senate today. >> so if that's the case and we have a split congress how will the next president no matter who wins, be able to overcome the gridlock that's prevented congress from doing anything productive? >> reporter: yeah, i am not sure that you are going to have much of a change from where it is now. especially as we look ahead to the fiscal cliff and major decision that is have to be made at the end of the year. if nothing changes, in the congress, and even if nothing changes down at the white house either, we may just sort of be in the same position we were at before. it sounds so elementary there should be compromise and you should cut a deal but both parties have sort of weeded out their middle ground members. there's hardly anymore southern democrats or moderate democrats there's hardly anymore liberal or moderate republicans and we have a much more liberal group of democrats and a much more conservative group of republicans and there's not much middle ground and that may be reenforced by tonight's results. >> so, finally jamie, if you mentioned
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